H.A. Rose writes that Bagri (बागड़ी), (1) a term applied to any Hindu Rajput or Jat from the Bagar (बागड़)or prairies of Bikaner, which lie to the South and West of Hissar in contradiction to Deswala.
James Tod places it in the list of Aboriginal Races, many names in which are not capable of identification, and their correct form is uncertain and those of the mercantile tribes are largely groups confined to Rajasthan.
The Bagris are most numerous in the south of that District, but are also found in some numbers under the heading of Jat in Sialkot and Patiala. In Gurdaspur the Bagri are Salahria who describe themselves as Bagar or Bhagar by clan and probably have no connection with the Bagri of Hissar and its neighbourhood. (2) a Jat clan (agricultural) found in Amritsar.
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ब-98
- History and study of the Jats/Chapter 10 : B S Dhillon
- An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.45,109
- A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/B , p.33
- James Todd Annals/Chapter 7 Catalogue of the Thirty Six Royal Races,p.144
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